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Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students have a 100% tuition waiver, a graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, Master’s International student)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Molly Cook's desire to help others led her to the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development. Cook is currently completing the professional practice portion of the program while earning a master's degree in sociology. Read more
Political science professor T. Y. Wang is an engaged leader at Illinois State University. As a professor, researcher, and chair of the Department of Politics and Government, like many faculty he fulfills multiple roles on campus. Read more
It has been almost six years since I decided to join the Peace Corps. I was attracted to the idea of exploring the world and integrating into a new culture and a different way of life. While living in Ethiopia, the Peace Corps enabled me to gain field experience with my public health degree and learn how to promote health in international settings. Read more